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July 13th, 2015

Volunteers Needed

July 13, 2015

The City of Broken Bow has two vacancies for the Planning Commission Board. This vacancy will have a three year term. Duties for the Planning Commission are making and adopting plans for the physical development of the city. The commission prepares and adopts a capital improvement program, subdivision regulations, building codes, and zoning ordinances. They may grant conditional uses or special exceptions to property owners for the special or conditional use of their property if it is among those uses specifically identified in the zoning ordinance.

July 10th

VIDEO: Confederate Flag Removed from SC Statehouse

July 10, 2015

The Confederate flag was lowered from the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse on Friday, marking a stunning political reversal in a state where many thought the rebel banner would fly indefinitely

In Case You Missed It

July 10, 2015

This weekend in Broken Bow All School Alumni Weekend, D.C. Lynch Carnival and The Road to Recovery Ride Benefit for Deb Sonnichsen.

Litchfield Old Settlers Picnic and All School Alumni is this weekend.

Arnold is hosting a motorcycle rally Saturday and Sunday.

Check out our calendar of events for more information.

July 9th

Throwback Thursday from July 13, 1995

July 9, 2015

This pictures was in our July 13, 1995 issue. It is a picture from Crazy Days in Broken Bow.

Winners of the Broken Bow Crazy Days dress-up contest were Ruby Leck, first, center, Chalice Griess, second, in back, and third went to, from left, Diane Ellingson and Mary Sullens, and Janet Coble at right. The theme of the Crazy Days was the Gold Rush.

July 8th

House panel subpoenas Kerry on Keystone XL documents

July 8, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — A House panel has issued a subpoena to Secretary of State John Kerry for department documents, reports and letters related to the contentious push to build the Keystone XL pipeline.

Republicans on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee announced the subpoena on Wednesday.

The $8 billion pipeline would transport oil harvested from Canada's tar sands to pipelines linked to refineries on the Gulf of Mexico.

Program would require jobless to have plan to find work

July 8, 2015

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska residents who receive unemployment benefits would be required to devise and stick to plans for finding work or risk losing lose those benefits, under a new program announced by the governor.


July 8, 2015

We did a little cleaning in the office and found a few pictures. If you know the people in the pictures please let them know so they can stop in the office to pick it up.

Top row left to right: SSG Rebecca Cool, no name dated January 2008 and BBHS 1991.
Middle row left to right: Jerry Kleeb, Operation Hero Flight (2 pictures on same sheet; memorial (middle row) and group (bottom row)) and BBHS 1961.
Bottom row left to right: WWII Memorial, Operation Hero Flight (2 pictures on same sheet; memorial (middle row) and group (bottom row)) and Cub Scouts in 2005 Custer County Fair Parade.

July 7th

Sheriff: Car recovered from river with 2 bodies inside

July 7, 2015

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln County Sheriff Jerome Kramer says car that carried two teenagers into the rushing waters of the South Platte River has been recovered with two bodies inside.

Rescuers pulled the car from the river Tuesday morning after building a temporary road to allow an excavator to approach the car.

Kramer says dental records will be used to identify the bodies found in the car over the next few days.

Unforeseen Issues Within Substation Leads to Planned Outage

July 7, 2015

Late Monday afternoon, Custer Public Power District crews detected an issue within the Haumont Substation, that left unattended may lead to wide spread outage issues. In order to reduce possible damage and minimize the length of time and number of customers affected, Custer Power will be having a planned outage from approximately 9:00 am to noon on Tuesday July 7. The outage will affect only those customers whose irrigation service is fed from the Haumont Substation located near Weissert one mile north of Highway 70 near the junction of Highway 183.

Unclaimed Photographs

July 7, 2015

Pictures from our unclaimed photographs basket. If you know who these belong to, call them to see if they would like to stop in our office to get them.

The top picture has Wilma French written on it. Bottom left picture has Faye Kleeb written on it, middle picture Dave Green, and right picture KylieDean Ogle.

If you have a picture that you have dropped off and never picked up, stop by the office to look through our unclaimed basket.

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